Great idea for assigning groups or roles. Use the bracelets for assigning students into teams for class projects. Or if you want random team assignment, put the bracelets in a paper bag and have students close their eyes and pick one.
I think it's important to have classroom rules and expectations up around the classroom so the students have reminders about acceptable behavior. I would probably hang this by a group work area in a classroom for a younger grade.
reward whole class behavior. I have a cut out of a jar taped to my whiteboard. There are also a bunch of magnetic gems. When the class WOW's me, I add a gem to the class jar. When the class fills the whole jar, I let them vote on their class reward.
Address Labels, Clipboard, & Large Index Cards: Write Notes On Address Labels As You Observe; Stick Them Onto The Child's Index Card; During Parent/Teacher Conferences Pull Out Notecard & Share Observations (Quick, Easy, & Cuts Down On Sticky Notes)
Make and put on the door - Teach-A-Roo: Ticket Out the Door! This can be used as an exit ticket. You could put critical thinking or math on the door. This gives the students something to do when waiting at the door.
First filled the bottle with about two tablespoons of rice. Then put a piece of plastic wrap under the lid and glued the lid. The plastic wrap allows to actually open the lid. Everyone will get a little sprinkle before our "Circle Time" begins!
I typically line kids up by calling girls first then boys, or vice versa, just to avoid a stampede. A few times, I’ve had a volunteer parent or newbie substitute … or one time a middle school teacher… call my class to “line up!
Idea for Brownie Dance Badge: For a "surprise" movement/dance when you need something to fill time. Would be easy to put in a can and have a student pick one out. Use rhythm patterns for student to clap, or sing intervals, or name tempo markings, etc.